EU mulls more sanctions on Damascus as war drive fails
EUROPEAN Union member states debated further sanctions against Syria yesterday after Britain and the US admitted that Nato had no stomach for war with Russia.
But EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said that adding more Syrian government figures and generals to the sanctions list was merely “possible.”
Foreign ministers gathered in Luxembourg after British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and his US counterpart John Kerry blinked in their face-off with Moscow.
On his arrival, Mr Johnson urged Russia to “pull the plug” on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
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